Better Healthcare for Albertans – A Report by the Office of the Auditor General of Alberta to be Released Thursday, May 25

MAY 23, 2017 — The Auditor General of Alberta is releasing a report on Thursday, May 25 on changes needed to improve the system and quality of healthcare for Albertans.

Better Healthcare for Albertans: A Report by the Office of the Auditor General of Alberta offers an analysis of root causes behind lack of progress towards the effective integration of health care in Alberta. It also identifies opportunities based on models from other jurisdictions to take Alberta’s entire health system to a higher level in a quantum leap rather than through incremental change and reorganization.
Notice of News Conference

Better Healthcare for Albertans—A Report by the Office of the Auditor General of Alberta—May 2017 will be made public when the Chair of the Standing Committee on Legislative Offices tables it during the Thursday, May 25, 2017 sitting of the Legislative Assembly of Alberta.

After tabling, copies of the report will be distributed in the Assembly. Immediately following this distribution, the report will be posted on the Auditor General’s website and hard copies will be available via the OAG Edmonton office and the Office of the Speaker.

A news conference by the Office of the Auditor General will follow at 3:30 p.m. MDT

When: 3:30 p.m. MDT  Thursday, May 25, 2017

Where:  The Office of the Auditor General
Peter Valentine Room, 7th Floor, 9925 – 109 Street
Edmonton, Alberta

What: Alberta Auditor General Merwan Saher FCPA, FCA will brief media on the contents of the report and answer questions

Media unable to attend in person can participate by dialing 1-800-578-9520, passcode 982381.
Media representatives must provide their conference ID, name, affiliation, and telephone number to the conference operator. We recommend you dial in at 3:15 p.m. to ensure participation.

Participants will be able to hear all questions and responses. To ask a question: Press *1. To exit question queue: Press *2.
For more information, contact:

Kimberly Nishikaze, Communications Director
Telephone: 780.422.6512 | Mobile: 587.926.1341 | Email:


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